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Two men killed in Tesla car crash ‘without driver’ in seat

A sad accident happened a few days ago in Texas.  But what caught the attention of media and reports that it was self-driving vehicle. Two men were died after a Tesla car accident into a tree and caught flame in Texas, and police consider there was no one being in the driver’s position at the point of the misfortune. 

The 2019 Tesla Model S traveled at high speed when it disappointed to settle a sweep on a winding road. The sufferers, both in their 50s, were found in the leading passenger seat and the back of the car. 

Tesla did not react promptly to the BBC’s request for an explanation. Evidence hints that “no-one was operating the car at the time of collision,” stated Mark Herman, continuing the case was yet under examination. It is not clear that Tesla’s Autopilot characteristic was in practice. 

What Tesla describes as Autopilot is a semi-autonomous driving mode that can control a car under restricted conditions. A more modern version, named “full self-driving,” is due to be delivered coming this year. But in fact, neither of these methods gives full self-driving, as you or I might get. 

Tesla itself declares that the personal driver is intended to be fully observant and in command at all times – and has injected systems in its cars that are deemed to guarantee they put their hands on the wheel. 

Yet see on social media, and it isn’t difficult to find videos of Tesla drivers sleeping at the wheel or rushing to the back seat. The exploitation of the system has been associated with some of the casualties. 

Experts – including the UK car protection investigation group Thatcham – say the names Tesla uses to define what settles a driving support system are misleading and promote this sort of risky practice. In Germany, the organization has already been outlawed from using the titles autopilot comprehensive and extensive potential for independent driving in its promotion stuff. What is your opinion about this accident and self-driving terms?